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Jane McGonigal @avantgame San Francisco

*The opposite of play isn't work. It's depression.* Get my new book SUPERBETTER! (it's powered by the science of games.)

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@AtKellysKitchen Thanks for retweeting about my talk + book signing at the NYPL! I'm a fan, what a treat to see your name in my timeline :)Tickets are going fast for @avantgame's free talk at @NYPL, 9/15. Make sure to save your spot:
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@Skebz You'd be surprised perhaps at how many people I hear from who have used this technique after learning about it!@Skebz the idea is to make it as common and quick to remember as "stop drop and roll." Learn about it now, use it when you need it.@iRajiv lol!!@ben_cap totally legit!@Femme_Mal ok, I just updated it.@Femme_Mal the research has been updates that it works for at least 24 hours after. I need to update that page!@charles_consult I fully endorse Australian-style gun control laws. 100%.@feldpos wow that's really weird!A reminder: If you saw traumatic video or images from the WDBJ shooting, play Tetris to stop or prevent flashbacks I'm going to definitely ask you for advice if I get to go back this fall! :)@PopMythology yes! hoping to be back in Seoul this November. I just love so much about the food, the gaming culture, the music...Are you for #GameMarriage (combining gaming-skills and life skills?) @avantgame is. Learn why:
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalYou're goddamn right I said this about @avantgame's new book.
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI wrote back and said, please don't paraphrase other interviews. Please quote me directly. I'm not going to approve paraphrases.This is why I get so stressed out about doing interviews!!! I don't think should be my responsibility to to rewrite made-up quotes....based on paraphrases of other interviews she read of me. And then wanted me to approve them instead of using words I actually said to herI just had a reporter who I have an hour interview to send me an interview that has fabricated quotes that she says are ...If you've been following me for awhile, you know I get pretty upset when journalists paraphrase extensively and make up quotes....@tmhall99 @TEDTalks ha ha ha! :) well done then :) to both of us!Man Turns Wedding Proposal Into Actual RPG Quest this took an INSANE amount of work & planning... cc: @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalFrom the wise and fabulous @stacylondon, support for SUPERBETTER! "inspiring + revolutionary"
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Retweeted by Jane McGonigalJane McGonigal @avantgame thinks the next medical breakthrough is... #gaming.�
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@Black_Jamie @kellymcgonigal that's me. doing two events.@Darwtt in conjunction with any other helpful treatments or therapy. I always say, it's not an alternative to therapy, medication, etc.@Darwtt we have had many people use SuperBetter for that purpose, and our NIH-funded clinical trial focused on TBI patients. So, yes -- AND@akalious the signed book print but I'm sure we can get that to you eventually one way or another@akalious YES!! At least, you can be eligible for the big prizes and definitely get the chat and secret power pack. I don't know about...@kellymcgonigal @echoScout I'm game! :)@akalious you really follow up with your promises! :) that is awesome.@kansaichris any game that you see flashbacks after when you close your eyes or just throughout the day would work! that's the test.when @robdelaney likes a book, you know it's going to be a fun read. there are lots of connections but this is fundamentally new! 😀
I learned something interesting today: What are Trash Polka tattoos? I admire the artistry+ innovation here! @tferriss ah a girl after my own heart, running while getting into a gameful mindset :)@manarh no could be every day. this is just an experiment to see if other people can provide relevant ideas for someone stuck on this!@akalious that's my favorite one so far! :)@tomcoates however, I like your reply :)@tomcoates you are going to hate my new book if you ever take a look at it. lol :)I'm trying an experiment. I want to list 3 things I'm personally looking forward to tomorrow. Can YOU suggest one thing? For me, not you!@ssnover95x always! however these are replicating studies, evidence is piling up.@msandalis @tferriss awesome! I hadn't seen that. truly the most important game for anyone to have easy and reliable access toEven more evidence that you should have Tetris on your phone. When does Alexey Pajtinov get his Nobel prize? @kiyash Please spread the word - 17 days of fundraising left - prosthetics for Guatemala and Nepal
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@JoplinCityMgr @DanielPink @ICMA ah yes! that was like 2 days before I gave my TED talk! you guys helped me figure out what to say :)The prizes for preordering the new book by @avantgame are amazing! #gamersunite #LevelUp
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Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSuperBetter is Now a Book! Plus - We have prizes for you!!! Click the link for more:
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@CosmicVoyager I think so! I will double check! If not officially I will send you them anyway if you tweet a photo of the book :)@penguinpress yay or nay? yay!! Thank you 😍@HopeLab thanks hope lab! Do you guys have a copy? You are in it!
Even with the awful delays and crowding, it's nice to see every young person clear their seats for elderly people, moms/kids. #BART
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@chperry I really appreciate that you found something positive to spot in all of this. Really refreshing and awesome :)@lexilovesdrama glad to hear that is out! I haven't seen it yet 😊The Guild's @feliciaday in conversation with @avantgame via @YouTube
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalSheep evades being sheared for 6 years - and looks awesome!! (Image Modern Farmer)
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@lexilovesdrama thank you! 😀where is that article? (I didn't write that headline so not sure what piece that is!)@richbateman I think so!Watch the full @feliciaday interview here where I ask 38 juicy questions! I know!!@marcelschmitz shhhhh I might do it 100 times don't tell@SuperBetter site helped me fight chronic #depression, #anxiety, and other #mindbody issues, so I'm pumped for this!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@arjankroonen yes that a joke@victa20 yay!! Thank you, you mindset beast 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻@EnaMurphy It's a guide to living gamefully -- using the psychological strengths you develop by playing games in everyday life!@AntonZalutsky (for the 3 everyone wins prizes)@AntonZalutsky if you win the special prizes you can just tell us you want her to have them, or just give her the codes we send youSo, uh, I plan to tweet 50 times about the book. (Sorry !!!??!!) Thank YOU for humoring me. You are awesome. <3In case you wonder why an author tweets every day about a new book: Twitter analytics show only 1 in 50 of my followers see any given tweet@AntonZalutsky @tferriss ha ha!! :) now you just have to surprise her with a copy of the book :)@mikenealis @MultCoLib i'm super glad your library has a copy!!By the way, I promise that when my book comes out in 3 weeks I will stop talking about it BUT ONLY IF YOU GUYS ALL BUY IT OKAY PLEASE?!?! :)@let5ch yum? lol :)What did @DanielPink say about my new book SUPERBETTER? Only THE BEST THING EVER! @penguinpress @SuperBetter yes!
@jacksthebomb @serenawilliams @tferriss I am but on delay!! Watching men's final now!!!Win a private #SUPERBETTER coaching with Jane! Pre-order for a chance to win a ton of cool rewards @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigalI'm The Hero? This Fringe festival play, Daniel Park says YOU ARE THE HERO via @philatheater
Game Changer lab uses games to help teens navigate tough social issues I could call a random pay phone and read you bits 😀Hey Mr. Robot fans, did you know star @itsRamiMalek was a voice actor for the Halo 2 ARG ILoveBees? I'm unreasonably proud of his success :)@ambermac aaaaah yay you're reading it!!!!!!YAY!!!! Thanks Sunny! ^_^#SuperBetter works! Pre-order SUPERBETTER by @avantgame and learn how you can use the power of play & games to heal!
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal@PeterAbraham leaderboards AUGH :)! I hate leaderboards :) running for me is about personal bests never ever social comparisonRegister for Jane McGonigal’s free talk & book signing at @nypl, 9/15. Register: @avantgame
Retweeted by Jane McGonigal10 miles run, +600 feet elevation gain, let's go eat 🍩🍌🍳 Senior says a new book about autism is beautifully told, humanizing and important.
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@_lilchen @Uber_Support what the he'll!!!nice to see real results from the Ice Bucket Challenge - researchers make an ALS breakthrough via @6abcMy book signing event at the NYPL on 9/15 is free and you can reserve your ticket now! We'll play a game too! yes!! You are awesome thanksFor a very niche slice of my followers:
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